DLA Headquarters News

DLA, DoD IT professionals share business system practices, efficiencies
Leaders from DLA Information Operations hosted colleagues from the Air Force, Navy, Army and various Department of Defense agencies at the Cross Service Program Executive Officer Summit in Chantilly, Virginia, in May. The summit gives attendees the chance to seek efficiencies in business systems across the department.
June 14, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency senior leaders hosted colleagues from the services and various Department of Defense agencies at the Cross Service Program Executive Officer Summit in Chantilly, Virginia, in May.

Safety officials share tips to avoid work-related mishaps
The three most common types of mishaps for DLA employees are all preventable. They include being caught in or between and struck by objects; slips, trips and falls; and overexertion.
June 13, 2019 - DLA employees experienced 694 mishaps in 2018 resulting in employees being away from work 1,321 days and having 5,241 days of restricted duty. Injuries affected employees’ personal lives and their co-workers, and hindered DLA’s ability to accomplish its mission.

Marines, DLA face challenges, strengthen partnership
Lt. Gen. Charles Chiarotti, deputy commandant of installations and logistics for the Marine Corps and Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams, director of DLA shake hands following a successful Marine Corps-DLA Day. Photo by Teodora Mocanu.
June 13, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Director Army Lt. Gen. Darrell Williams met with Marine Corps leaders and staff June 12 at DLA’s headquarters to discuss how they could grow their partnership and improve support during the annual Marine Corps-DLA Day.

HQC employees honor soldiers past, present at Army birthday celebration
Army Air Corps Master Sgt. Harry Miller (middle) and Army Sgt. 1st Class Rafael Lopez (right), both veterans of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War, salute the U.S. flag during a celebration of the Army’s 244th birthday at the McNamara Headquarters Complex June 11. Photo by Teodora Mocanu
June 12, 2019 - McNamara Heaquarters Complex employees celebrated the Army's 244th birthday June 11 with veterans of the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C., and soldiers from the Warrior Transition Unit on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, present.

DLA Aviation News

Incoming DLA Indo-Pacific military deputy commander visits Richmond
Army Col. Julia Bell met with senior leadership during her visit to Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 12, 2019. She is slated to take over July 19, 2019 as the military deputy commander for Defense Logistics Agency Indo-Pacific located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.
June 12, 2019 - Army Col. Julia Bell visited Defense Logistics Agency Aviation on Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia, June 12. She is slated to take over July 19 as the military deputy commander for Defense Logistics Agency Indo-Pacific located at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

DLA Distribution News

DLA Distribution Bahrain welcomes new commander
Navy Cmdr. Joseph H. Peth took command of DLA Distribution Bahrain in a change of command ceremony held June 13.
June 14, 2019 - Georgia native Navy Cmdr. Joseph H. Peth took command of DLA Distribution Bahrain from outgoing

DLA Land and Maritime News

DSCC associates kick-off the summer with new fitness festival
MWR hosted their rebranded fitness and wellness festival Fit Fest June 6 at the MWR Fitness Center, Swimming Pool and Eagle Eye Golf Course on DSCC. The mission of Fit Fest was to introduce, educate and help associates adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle to increase general health, resiliency and productivity; reducing physical and mental health risks. The carnival themed event was attended by approximately 500 patrons.
June 13, 2019 - MWR hosted their rebranded fitness and wellness festival Fit Fest June 6 at the MWR Fitness Center, Swimming Pool and Eagle Eye Golf Course on the Defense Supply Center Columbus.

Logistics In Action

POL Airmen keep Northern Edge fueled
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Aaron Dobizl, 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron, carries a fuel line while preparing to refuel Air Force Two while Vice President of the United States Mike Pence visits Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, Nov. 11, 2018. The vice president is beginning a visit to Asia, and took time to visit the installation in observance of Veterans Day to meet and speak with service members and veterans of all branches.
June 12, 2019 - Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson website — Airmen from the 673d Logistics Readiness Squadron fuels section provided assistance to the two-week exercise Northern Edge 2019 hosted at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, throughout May.

DLA Disposition Services News

Speaker teaches workforce about leadership and being “the first”
Guest speaker Annise Parker shares her lessons with the audience.
June 13, 2019 - Being first comes with challenges that Defense Logistics Agency employees in the Cereal City learned about during a June 11 Pride Month program sponsored by the Office Equal Opportunity and Diversity.”

DLA Energy News

Audit Task Force Road Show
(left) Defense Logistics Agency Audit Task Force Lead Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven and DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller recognized individuals for their contributions to the audit during the kicked off the first Road Show in the McNamara Auditorium, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 3. Photo by Elizabeth Stoeckmann
June 6, 2019 - Defense Logistics Agency Audit Task Force Lead Navy Rear Adm. Deborah Haven and DLA Energy Commander Air Force Brig. Gen. Albert Miller held an audit readiness road show in the McNamara Auditorium, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, June 3.

DLA Troop Support News

Pilot internship program offers unique experience to high school students
Ning Cao, a former DLA Troop Support intern, left, poses with Army Brig. Gen. Mark Simerly, DLA Troop Support Commander, right, at the DLA Troop Support June 6, 2019 in Philadelphia. DLA Troop Support partnered with the Philadelphia School District to create a pilot internship program giving students federal work experience before graduating from high school.
June 13, 2019 - The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support and Philadelphia School District celebrated the completion of a pilot internship program giving high school students an opportunity to gain federal work experience before graduation.